Google Cloud has appointed Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban as managing director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region (META) to lead enterprise sales for Google Cloud across the META region. He will support current and future Google Cloud customers and partners to accelerate their digital transformation and drive the growth of Google Cloud in these areas.
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As part of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 strategy to drive growth across the Saudi digital economy,
The Council of Ministers has approved a reduced electricity tariff bundle for Saudi-based public cloud computing operators, according to regional news agency reports.
Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced a collaboration with NEC Corporation to deliver 5G solutions built on Red Hat OpenShift, the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform.
Tencent Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of the multinational Chinese tech firm, announced its collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) in opening an Internet Data Centre (IDC) in the country. This will be the first Tencent Cloud public cloud infrastructure to be deployed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Help AG, the cybersecurity arm of Etisalat Digital and the region’s trusted IT security advisor, has launched Cyber Edge X, a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offering that helps organizations redefine their perimeter security in the cloud.
Intel and Google Cloud announced a collaboration to develop telco cloud reference architectures and integrated solutions for communication service providers to accelerate 5G deployment across multiple network and edge locations.
PCCW Global, a leading telecommunications service provider, has expanded its advanced Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) services to include both Universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies, supporting companies that plan to leverage the benefits of digital transformation and cloud-based services.
Google parent Alphabet Inc topped quarterly sales expectations for its advertising and Cloud businesses, helped in part by the pandemic, and said it will resume big spending on hiring and facility construction.
According to the findings of Synergy Research Group, enterprises are continuing to spend heavily on cloud infrastructure. In fact, this spending grew by 35% in 2020 to reach almost $130 billion.
Getinge, a leading global supplier of medical technology products and systems, chose Orange Business Services to deploy a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN). The solution has supported the Sweden-based multinational’s network performance, while increasing security and supporting its cloud-first strategy.